Canesten-Candid-Clotrimazole 200 MG

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Canesten-Candid-Clotrimazole 200 MG

Generic: Clotrimazole 200 MG


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Clotrimazole 200 MG

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Dosage Clotrimazole
Side Effects Clotrimazole
precaution Clotrimazole
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  • How does Canesten 200mg work? What are the health benefits of using it?

Canesten antifungal pills contain Clotrimazole as active ingredient. Clotrimazole is a member of antifungal class of medication. The use of Canesten 200mg Capsules is appreciated by users to treat several vaginal yeast infections. To provide healing in inflammation caused by vaginal yeast infection, Clotrimazole acts to kill the overgrowth of yeast in the vagina.

Vaginal yeast infection is a common health issue in females which causes inflammation in the vagina. The Canesten 200mg capsules provide healing in symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection within a few hours after starting medication. For complete relief you may be asked to continue treatment for few days.

  • What is vaginal yeast infection?

Vaginal yeast infection is caused by a species of yeast family called Candida. Normally these yeast species lives in body without causing any harm. But, with certain imbalance in the natural pH balance of vagina, Candida starts to multiply itself in harmful way. And, as a result of overgrowth of yeast cells, you start to feel itching in the vaginal area and it lead to vaginal yeast infection.

  • Who are at greater risks of using Canesten for any health benefits?

Antifungal Canesten is beneficial to fight back vaginal yeast infection but, people with allergic responses to clotrimazole or any ingredients of this medication should not use it for any health benefits. First time users should consult doctor for knowing risks and benefits of this treatment.

  • Are there any other precautions or warnings for antifungal Canesten 200mg capsules?

Precautions and warnings are guidelines that provide help to use medications in the safest meaningful way. Before you start any medication, don’t forget to inform your doctor with your medical conditions or allergies you may have. Moreover, discuss your current medication, typical health conditions such as pregnancy or breast-feeding and other significant information about your health. All these factors will help in deciding right treatment for you considering your overall health requirements and conditions.

  • Some important points that you should keep in mind while using Canesten 200mg capsules for vaginal thrush are listed here:
  • Clotrimazole may cause negative effect on the effectiveness latex condoms, diaphragms like contraceptive measures. Consult your doctor to know about other effective alternative forms of birth control till you are taking this treatment.
  • If this is the first-time you are experiencing a vaginal thrush, prefer to consult your doctor before using clotrimazole or any other similar treatments.
  •  Be watchful for your symptoms and if you are having vaginal infection along with fever, abdominal pain, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge like symptoms, you must consult your doctor before starting treatment with Canesten. It may be sign of a more serious condition other than a yeast infection.
  • If you don’t experience any improvement in your symptoms after initial treatment, or if your symptoms become worse, contact your doctor immediately. This may be a severe condition than a yeast infection.
  • If you are getting repeated vaginal thrush complains in less than 2 months, consult your doctor before using this medication again. You might be having any other health issue related to vital organs such kidney than just a vaginal thrush.
  • This medication is not intended to be used during pregnancy unless your doctor suggests this treatment despite the health risks to the fetus. If you become pregnant during treatment consult your doctor for getting necessary advice.
  • Breast-feeding mothers should also use this medication only in direction of an expert doctor if benefits outweigh the risks as clotrimazole may affect the health of your baby.
  • The treatment with Canesten (Clotrimazole) is not permitted to be used by girls less than 12 years of age, unless recommended by a doctor.
  •  What are the possible by-effect of the treatment with Canesten 200mg?

Many medications can cause side effects on health besides the desired benefits. These by effects on health varies patient to patient and their response to the medication according to their overall health conditions. Sometimes these unwanted responses to any medication are mild in nature and other time they can cause serious trouble to health. You can discuss all your concern about side effects of Canesten medication with your doctor at the time of consultation.

Be attentive to note following symptoms after you start treatment with Canesten 200mg and consult your doctor if any of these occurs:

  • abdominal bloating
  • burning
  • cramping
  • irritation
  • itching
  • rash
  • redness
  • swelling
  • blistering
  • hives
  • peeling
  • vaginal bleeding

Other than the above, if you experience any other unusual symptoms after starting this treatment that seems bothering, consult your doctor to discuss about it.